The Early Education Show

Talking the policy and politics of education and young children in Australia.

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Tomorrow marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, so we chat with Alex Shain from Reconciliation Australia about their work in promoting reconciliation, the Narragunnawali platform for ea...
May 26, 2017
Leanne and Liam are flying without Lisa again this week, but are joined by National Educational Leader for ACECQA Rhonda Livingstone for this first in our series of seven episodes on the revised Nat...
May 19, 2017
We're donning our sparkly costumes, organising huge props and light shows and tackling Australia's National Partnership for Early Childhood Education. Why is it structured the way it is, why is fundin...
May 12, 2017
Lisa couldn't join us this week, so instead Leanne and Liam have a chat with the wonderful Martel Menz about unions, campaigns and educators. What is the role of unions in supporting professional rec...
May 5, 2017
We're back after a bit of a break to tackle the challenges, tensions and implications of early childhood education run in a business context. What are the biggest issues that emerge when trying to wor...
April 28, 2017
You're all getting a break from hearing Leanne, Lisa and Liam this week! Instead we bring you a presentation from Niru Palanivel and Zoe Grant from the fantastic advocacy organisation ChilOut to the...
April 7, 2017
We're all still a bit shocked that the Jobs for Families package is now legislated, and vulnerable children will be those who are the biggest losers in these "reforms". So what do you do when you get ...
March 31, 2017
After some shared commiserations on the likelihood of the Jobs for Families reforms becoming law this week, we go to an interview Liam conducted at Parliament House with Labor's Early Education Shadow...
March 24, 2017
With Kate Ellis leaving politics at the next election, we take some time to reflect on her legacy in the policy and politics of Australian early childhood education.   Find all the shownotes at early...
March 17, 2017
We are women (and a bloke), hear us roar! This episode we're discussing women, feminism and gender and how it relates to early childhood education in Australia.    In the News We're still fighting t...
March 10, 2017

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